International Development and Food Security

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to

  • Understand the historical approaches to international development.
  • Develop a holistic approach to international development by understanding theinteractions and interdependency of human, social, political, cultural, and natural resource factors.
  • Understand rural development at both domestic and international levels.
  • Understand the social and environmental effects of agricultural production, resource management, and consumption at international and domestic levels.

Approved Courses

  • Comparative Social Change (SOC 540)
  • Contemporary Feminist Theories (W S 501)
  • Ecofeminism (ENV S/W S 320)
  • Economic Development (ECON/GLOBE 385)
  • Global Change (AGRON/ENSCI/MTEOR 504)
  • Global Culture, Consumption and Modernity (ANTHR 518)
  • Global Development (ANTHR 536)
  • Global Nutrition (FS HN/NUTRS 567X)
  • International Entrepreneurship (MGMT 567)
  • International Political Economy (POL S 581)
  • Planning in Developing Countries (C R P 529)
  • Seminar in Social Change and Development (SOC/T SC 543)
  • Sociology of Food and Agricultural Systems (SOC 544)
  • Sociology of the Environment (SOC 549)
  • Strategic Management (MGMT 504)
  • Strategies for Community Engagement in Food and Farming Systems (SOC 536)
  • Strategies for Diversified Food and Farming Systems (AGRON/HORT/SUSAG 546)
  • Technology Transfer and the Role of Agricultural and Extension Education (AGEDS 561)
  • Women and Development (W S 535)
  • World Food Issues: Past and Present (AGRON/ENV S/FS HN 342)